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Jewish Perspectives on End-of-Life Care

Jewish approaches to medical decision-making for the terminally ill.

What is the Star of David?

This common symbol for Judaism and Israel is newer than one might think.

Ask the Expert: Proselytism

Why don't Jews seek converts?

What Are Judaism’s Lost Tribes?

Who were they and where are they now?

Ask the Expert: Blotting out Amalek

Are we really supposed to wipe out a nation — and who are they?

How to Write a D’var Torah

What you should know before preparing a speech on the Torah portion or other Jewish texts.

Ask the Expert: Adopted Mother

According to Jewish law, am I Jewish if my adopted mother is Jewish?

Ask the Expert: Jews in Church

Is it OK for a practicing Jew to attend church on a Christian holiday?

Ask the Expert: Burying the Genizah

What should be done with old Torah scrolls and sacred texts?